Monthly Archives: August, 2007

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ANOTHER NEW RSS FEED

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR Inspired by the success of our Listings RSS feed, we’ve added a new feed for our Calls For Artists & Opportunities! So, for those of you who use RSS to keep up on what’s happening…

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MFA ACQUIRES NEW PROPERTY

By BIG RED NEWS EDITOR The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in conjunction with the Forsyth Institute, has annouced that it will acquire the the Forsyth Institute’s property on the Fenway, thereby expanding the MFA’s visibility in the area. The…

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THE BIG RED & SHINY 2007 ANNUAL

By BIG RED & SHINY The Big RED & Shiny 2007 Annual has finally arrived! Packed with essays by Jane Hudson, James Nadeau, Marrikka Trotter, Meg Rotzel, Heidi Aishman, Matthew Gamber, Steve Aishman and Matthew Nash, our new book brings…

Articles Caron Fox, Ocean Flowers, Dimensions variable, cast resin, glue, pins, 2007
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LOOKING FOR DADA AT SCOPE HAMPTONS

By STEVE AISHMAN Whatever happened to mindless creation? In a world that rationalizes war, where is the defiant irrationality? Where is the ethical anarchy? The Socratic cynicism? I went to Scope Hamptons two weeks ago to see what the art…

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FROM THE PUBLISHER

By MATTHEW NASH Summer is a time for escaping. We escape on vacation or to the beach, we escape into books, we escape to the movie theatre. Issue number sixty-seven of Big RED & Shiny is devoted to escaping. First,…

Articles Liz Nofziger, Media-edit (T.V. cozy), cut paper, 2007
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STENCILS @ NESAD GALLERY, BOSTON, MA

By FRANK PEREZ Having just read an article on a graffiti artist becoming legitimized by selling a spray painted portrait in a gallery for tens of thousands, in my mind, when I saw the ad for the Stencils, I had…

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ROBIN RHODE @ PERRY RUBENSTEIN GALLERY IN NEW YORK, NY

By JOHN RUGGIERI Robin Rhode’s video performance The Storyteller, involves a lone performer whose storyline is enlivened in expressively drawn wall and ground illustrations using time-exposed action and simple props. It is the seemingly bare production values and materials that…

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ON BEING ELSEWHERE

By JENNIFER SCHMIDT A pocket in Greensboro, North Carolina: two tracks come together at a crossing, going where/coming from…I don’t know. It’s southern here with some BBQ on the horizon. Old signs and antiques… Beer in the alley… And famed…

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BOREDOM IN BRUCE NAUMAN’S STUDIO FILMS

By MARTINA TANGA Bouncing two balls between the floor and ceiling with changing rhythm (1967-68) is a ten minute long film where Bruce Nauman bounces two balls in his studio. Though first in control, Nauman seems to spend the rest…